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I will turn 18 on this 28, but I am too weak and thin physically and even my weight is low. I have cough all through the year. What I should do for solving my problems?
I have a little breathing problem, as I feel some conjunction/suffocation in my thorat kindly guide me what to do.
Helo Dr. 1 month ago I suffered from pneumonia & was admitted in icu for 5 days for breathing problem. My all reports are normal its been 4 week since discharge & all reports been normal their is still some cough & congestion .is it normal? Should I try ayurved and can I have chyawanprash .plz advice.
I am a 13 year old boy. I have tonsil keratosis from about 2 months and its increasing. Due to this I have a bad breath. My throat pains sometimes. It also bleeds. What should I do?
My mother is undergoing unbearable problems with her breathing. She cannot take full breath since last 3 years. She has to deliberately take long breath frequently. She has become very weak and depressed. We consulted many doctors but they are telling her not to take tension or prescribing her anti depressants. however its not working. PLEASE HELP. Where should I take her. Please suggest doctor and treatment.
I have problem in my nose. It is often dry but just one part (right) is showing issues. It bleeds sometimes and I have difficulty in breathing from right part. My nose was very weak from the childhood. My nose used to bleed even after a gentle punch on it. I hope this aint so serious. Looking forward for your reply. Thankyou.
I am 23 years old and every time I get sneeze. Last night blood came out while sneezing. What should I do.
Sir I have tonsils from past 8 months. Regularly I am using pain killer tablets for this. I am very scared about operation. Except operation what should I do?
How to get rid of dry cough I am having a dry cough for more than a week please suggest me natural solution.
I am suffering from cough since two month and this is only when i eat rice or feeling cold. What is this problem?
My friend is really concerned about his nose shape (particularly width of his nose. Recently he had started working out like running and he claims that because he was taking breathe from his nose his nose width has increased. Is it true. Should he stop working out?
Hello Doctors, I've allergies problem since 2 years back. Skin itching and asthma. Doctors diagnosed that my ige level in blood is very high 1692. How can I reduce this level. Doctors prescribed me montair lc daily and pump. Is there any kind of medicine available which can reduce my ige level. One more issue which I'm feeling dizziness anxiety stress and hypertension from 15 days back as of now. Please suggest me what should I do? Thanks & Regards.
I cough hair. I was having cough n cold for sometime, so I thought those hair might be of nasal cavity. But it has happened 4 times in 6 months. Is there anything to worry about?
I am 42 years old. What is Asthma Symptoms of Asthma Types of Asthma Asthma and lifestyle Medical care for Asthma Dealing with an Asthma attack Treatment of Asthma Control of Asthma Allergies & Asthma Asthma and exercise Any other relevant information How I consult with you?
Cold and cough is caused by a viral infection, which can last for about two to four weeks. The symptoms include stuffy or a runny nose, coughing and sore throat. Many times, the infection may raise body temperature and the child may suffer from fever. Our body’s immune system naturally fights with such infections. Depending on the type of cough and the symptoms, the virus can stay active in the body for about 4 to 6 weeks. It is quite painful to see the child suffering from cold and cough. The symptoms of this infection are worse during the first two days.
The child will experience pain and irritation in the throat with difficulty in swallowing, frequent coughing with mucous, breathing difficulty and high fever. Most parents rush to over the counter drugs for cold and cough to ease of their child’s agony. However, most drugs/ cough syrups available over the counter only provide temporary relief. Medical evidence suggests that antibiotics do not kill viruses, thus, it is not advisable to treat cold and cough with antibiotics unless accompanied by another infection. So, what do parents do? Well, there is a lot that can be done.
Let’s first understand the type of a cough your child might be suffering from:
- Dry cough: Generally occurs due to infection in upper respiratory tract, cold or influenza. Children with asthma and allergies are also prone to this type of cough as dry cough is triggered by smoke or dust.
- Croup Cough: A harsh barking and dry cough with swelling beneath vocal cords.
- Wet Cough: Most commonly caused by cold. This is an infection of the lower respiratory tract characterised by mucous secretions.
- Whooping cough: Characterised by fast coughing, breathing difficulties and a whooping sound while breathing.
Apart from this, If coughing starts suddenly along with choking, the child may have inhaled a foreign body. Immediate help may be required. For babies less than 12 months of age, cold cough followed by breathing difficulties may indicate bronchiolitis and require a paediatric attention. A normal cold and cough generally subside with two to four weeks. However, it is important to understand when to consult a doctor.
- Chest pain or breathing problems
- Cough lasting for more than 6 weeks.
- A yellow, green or brown mucous indicating another infection.
- Swollen glands, persistent high fever, rashes.
- Body getting pale and symptoms getting worse.
- Temperature higher than 38 degrees in the case of infants.
Precautions and diet that should be taken care of
- Increase Intake of fluids especially hot liquids
- Never stop breastfeeding the baby
- Vapour rub applied on chest and back is an effective remedy
- Inhaling steam provides relief to a sore throat and nose
- Intake of crushed tulsi leaves with honey or hot turmeric milk is soothing and very helpful
There is little we can do to prevent viral infections. However, proper care and caution can ensure a smooth recovery. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a pediatrician.